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Board Bio: Bethan Crisp

My name is Bethan Crisp. I am 21 years old and I am currently studying Anthropology at Brunel University in West London. In the Amazon! For as long as I can remember, I wanted to pursue my studies and career in Law. That was until I began planning some time out of studying in order...

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Part 1 – Update on the school kids

A massive thank you for all your support which allows all these kids to attend school! Bethan with Tumaini (left), Eman kubwa (back right), Eman dogo (middle) and David (front right) This week Bethan (above) writes about how they visited all of the school kids to find out how they were doing and, especially, to...

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Then and now

It’s amazing how fast time flies at the orphanage… sometimes, history repeats itself, and some things never change! Frankie 2010 Frankie 2012  Frankie’s cheeks are still for the ages! Me holding Pray and Simoni 2010 Me holding Pray and Simoni 2012 I still adore this funny little pair, who couldn’t be more different from each...

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Parties and playing

The internet has been an elusive creature for the last week or so… power outages seem to magically time themselves precisely for my arrival in internet cafes. It’s downright uncanny. That said, I have a lot of exciting news (and, as always, adorable photos) to share. One of Mama Pendo’s oldest with one of the...

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All kids are thriving!

All in all, the kids and the mamas seem to be doing really well. I am so happy to be here again and I can’t wait give you more updates on our work and how the kids are doing. In the coming weeks we will be joined by many other volunteers and we will start...

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Happy Birthday Dainess!

Today is our gorgeous girl Dainessi’s sixth birthday, and I thought it would be a good time to share with you some updates from their first month of school, and a few of my favorite Dainess moments.  She’s so proud of her missing teeth!  Baby Dai Dai has had a strong personality from day one,...

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Making a transition

  Me and fashionable Ericki We all have to make transitions. It’s part of life; growing up and moving on. It’s not always that easy but we do it. And a lot of the time, we can do it because of the people around us, supporting, motivating and pushing us to do the best...

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First day of school!

UPDATE: Here are the kids on their first night of school in their brand new PJs! Photo courtesy of The Foundation For Tomorrow on Facebook.  “Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you...

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Guest Post by the lovely Amy Summers!

Amy is a great friend of Nkoaranga orphanage who is in the process of finalizing her adoption of Pray, a gorgeous five year old who lived at Nkoaranga until he was three. She has graciously agreed to write a guest post (hopefully one of many!) to keep us updated on the kids! You can read...

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